Bhadrak: Cops today stopped a bhajan programme at Matha Sahi under Town Police limits in Odisha’s Bhadrak district, where controversial and self-proclaimed godman Santosh Roul alias Sarathi Baba’s photos were being worshipped.
The event was organised by one Prashant Barik at his house, where several devotees of Sarathi Baba were present. On being informed by locals about the incident, police reached the spot and stopped the programme.
Residents of the locality alleged that such activities were going on at the house for the last few days. Police have started investigation into the matter.
Worth mentioning, Sarathi was released from Choudwar Circle Jail on July 25 after getting bail on July 17. He was arrested by the Crime Branch on August 8, 2015 from his Barimula ashram in Kendrapara on charges of sexual and physical exploitation of women apart from cheating devotees.